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Children's vaccines could arrive in Israel by November 15

Children's vaccines could arrive in Israel by November 15

Ministry of Health team on pandemic handling will meet on Thursday to discuss vaccines for children aged 5-11 following the FDA's approval.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 29/10/2021 23:20
Former top health official: No need to rush to vaccinate children

Former top health official: No need to rush to vaccinate children

Former head of public health services backs vaccinating children but stresses: "We mustn't act as if there's a gun pointed at our head."103FM, 29/10/2021 06:39
Don't take the chance of giving Covid to your grandparents

Don't take the chance of giving Covid to your grandparents

The information I’m sharing here was not picked out off the internet or off a fake news site. I witnessed it. I was there. Op-ed.Dr. Avi Perry, 28/10/2021 20:30
UK: 12-year-olds can get COVID shots even if parents object

UK: 12-year-olds can get COVID shots even if parents object

Government regulations allow for "competent" children between ages of 12 & 15 to overrule parental objection to be vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2021 15:27
Israel, US now lag behind rest of world in vaccine coverage

Israel, US now lag behind rest of world in vaccine coverage

After a fast & early start, other countries who went slow & steady are doing better, New York Times reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2021 09:49
CDC approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster shots

CDC approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster shots

CDC also approves mixing and matching of any of the three vaccines approved for use in the US.Elad Benari, 22/10/2021 04:04
Vaccinated tourists to be allowed into Israel starting November 1

Vaccinated tourists to be allowed into Israel starting November 1

Tourists to be allowed except from 'red' countries and nations which are seeing an outbreak of new AY4.2 variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2021 18:45
New study shows COVID mostly kills very old & already sick, whether vaxxed or not

New study shows COVID mostly kills very old & already sick, whether vaxxed or not

Italian research shows average age of COVID victims is 85 if vaxxed (with 5 comorbidities), or 78 if not vaxxed (with 4 comorbidities).Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2021 10:54
FDA authorizes Moderna, J&J booster shots

FDA authorizes Moderna, J&J booster shots

Regulator also approves “mix and match” method, allows people to choose different shot than their original inoculation as a booster.Elad Benari, 21/10/2021 01:59
Vaccine 93% effective in preventing disease with symptoms among adolescents

Vaccine 93% effective in preventing disease with symptoms among adolescents

Comprehensive study of Clalit and Harvard University examined effectiveness of Pfizer vaccine against Delta strain among 12-18-year-olds.Orli Harari, 21/10/2021 00:37
US likely to recommend booster shots to people as young as 40

US likely to recommend booster shots to people as young as 40

US government likely will soon recommend booster shots to people as young as 40 who received either Moderna or Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.Ben Ariel, 20/10/2021 03:35
US land borders to reopen - but only to the fully vaccinated

US land borders to reopen - but only to the fully vaccinated

Non-essential travel will be permitted to Canada & Mexico, in line with recent changes to air travel regulations. Europe may follow suit.Y Rabinovitz, 14/10/2021 11:52
Corona Fiasco in Israel

Corona Fiasco in Israel

Some policy has been excellent, especially the Pfizer vaccine story, including ordering the 3rd dose. But other things were botched. Op-ed.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 13/10/2021 09:24
FDA scientists: Moderna did not meet all criteria for boosters

FDA scientists: Moderna did not meet all criteria for boosters

Scientists at FDA say Moderna has not met all of the agency's criteria to support use of booster doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.Ben Ariel, 13/10/2021 05:47
CDC advisers to discuss Moderna, J&J booster doses

CDC advisers to discuss Moderna, J&J booster doses

Independent advisers to CDC will meet later this month to make recommendations on booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's vaccines.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/10/2021 23:21
Israeli study: Myocarditis extremely rare after COVID-19 vaccine

Israeli study: Myocarditis extremely rare after COVID-19 vaccine

Study by Beilinson Hospital and Clalit Research Institute finds myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccine is rare even among young men.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 00:50
Has COVID 4.0 ended? We'll know by next week says Health Minister director-general

Has COVID 4.0 ended? We'll know by next week says Health Minister director-general

Prof. Nachman Ash notes continued drop in cases, credits booster shot campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 13:45
Watch: Anti-vaxxer protesters trash NYC testing center

Watch: Anti-vaxxer protesters trash NYC testing center

A group protesting NYC's vaccine mandate attacked a COVID-19 testing station in Union Square.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 07:33
Johnson & Johnson asks FDA to authorize booster shots

Johnson & Johnson asks FDA to authorize booster shots

Johnson & Johnson asks FDA to authorize booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine for people over the age of 18.Ben Ariel, 06/10/2021 06:08
2 million Israelis lose Green Pass today

2 million Israelis lose Green Pass today

Under new system, Green Passes to be valid for 6 months after last COVID vaccination dose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 07:45
California to require COVID-19 vaccinations for K-12 students

California to require COVID-19 vaccinations for K-12 students

The state will be the first in America to require that all students be vaccinated before attending class.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/10/2021 23:52
FDA panel to review COVID vaccines for children

FDA panel to review COVID vaccines for children

FDA panel to discuss booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and clearing Pfizer's vaccine for use in children.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/10/2021 22:29
Fauci: Data will show that Israel is doing the right thing

Fauci: Data will show that Israel is doing the right thing

US chief medical adviser says he believes the US will eventually adopt Israel’s move to offer booster shots.Ben Ariel, 01/10/2021 05:42
Watch: Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot

Watch: Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot

President Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot: This is a pandemic of the unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/09/2021 21:10
Pfizer to move forward with vaccines for children 'pretty soon'

Pfizer to move forward with vaccines for children 'pretty soon'

Pfizer CEO says his company will begin moving forward with efforts to get children eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in a matter of days.Elad Benari, 27/09/2021 05:44
CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

CDC Director overrules panel regarding booster shots

In rare move, CDC Director rules that people at risk of COVID-19 infection because of their jobs should also be eligible for a booster.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/09/2021 23:21
CDC advisers back booster shots for ages 65 and older

CDC advisers back booster shots for ages 65 and older

CDC advisory panel recommends booster shot for Americans aged 65 and older and some adults with underlying medical conditions.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2021 01:07
Moderna CEO: COVID pandemic could be over in a year

Moderna CEO: COVID pandemic could be over in a year

Moderna Chief Executive says enough vaccine doses should be available by the middle of next year so that everyone can be vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 00:00
FDA authorizes booster shots for ages 65 and older

FDA authorizes booster shots for ages 65 and older

FDA authorizes booster doses for Americans aged 65 and older and younger adults with underlying health conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 03:35
Biden to get booster shot on camera once approved

Biden to get booster shot on camera once approved

Biden plans to get his COVID-19 booster shot on camera once it's fully approved for Americans over the age of 65.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/09/2021 23:29
'Israelis have more trust in the FDA than Americans'

'Israelis have more trust in the FDA than Americans'

Former Associate Director General of Health Ministry on FDA decision regarding booster shots: They have their own considerations.103FM, 20/09/2021 06:41
FDA panel rejects COVID-19 booster shots for most Americans

FDA panel rejects COVID-19 booster shots for most Americans

FDA committee rejects COVID-19 booster shots for Americans aged 16 and over, but approves boosters for 65+ and high risk individuals.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/09/2021 23:30
24 states threaten to sue Biden over vaccine mandate

24 states threaten to sue Biden over vaccine mandate

24 states threaten to sue over Biden's rule to require employers with more than 100 employees to mandate vaccinations and frequent testing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 06:52
Moderna developing single-dose COVID-19 and flu vaccine

Moderna developing single-dose COVID-19 and flu vaccine

Moderna says it is developing a single vaccine that combines a booster dose against COVID-19 and the flu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2021 05:00
Biden mandates COVID-19 shots and tests

Biden mandates COVID-19 shots and tests

Biden requires most federal employees to get vaccines, pushes large employers to have their workers vaccinated or tested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2021 01:10
WHO condemns wealthy nations' rush to hand out booster shots

WHO condemns wealthy nations' rush to hand out booster shots

World Health Organization again calls on countries to avoid giving out COVID-19 booster shots until the end of the year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 06:45
Pfizer winning the race for FDA booster approval

Pfizer winning the race for FDA booster approval

"The good news is that if you get the booster, you'll be protected against virtually any variant," says Dr. Fauci.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 22:44
Top US health officials: Not enough data to recommend booster shots

Top US health officials: Not enough data to recommend booster shots

Report: Top US health officials told White House they may not have enough data to recommend COVID-19 booster shots for the general public.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/09/2021 21:48
Coming soon: Isolation for those who have not received booster shot

Coming soon: Isolation for those who have not received booster shot

As part of changes in the green pass to take effect in October, anyone who hasn't had a third dose will be considered unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 05:43
US has administered third dose to over 1 million people

US has administered third dose to over 1 million people

CDC: A third dose of either Pfizer or Moderna has been administered to over 1 million people since August 13.Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 04:31
CDC panel recommends Pfizer vaccine for ages 16 and older

CDC panel recommends Pfizer vaccine for ages 16 and older

The move comes one week after the FDA granted full approval to the vaccine.Elad Benari, 31/08/2021 03:09
UAE to resume visas to fully vaccinated tourists

UAE to resume visas to fully vaccinated tourists

UAE will resume issuing visas to all tourists fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday.Elad Benari, 30/08/2021 04:58
1 in 12 COVID tests comes back positive - is the 4th wave really over?

1 in 12 COVID tests comes back positive - is the 4th wave really over?

Number of seriously ill has risen to 751, number of ventilators up to 157.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 22:01
Rabbi Dov Lior: I oppose coercion, not vaccination

Rabbi Dov Lior: I oppose coercion, not vaccination

Rabbi Dov Lior says that he condemns forcing people to get vaccinated, but not the vaccination itself.Arutz Sheva Staff , 27/08/2021 15:02
Japan suspends COVID vaccinations due to contamination

Japan suspends COVID vaccinations due to contamination

Around 1.63 million vials of Moderna's vaccine, produced in Spain, found to be contaminated. No adverse effects reported so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2021 13:41
List of 'red' cities for opening of school year published

List of 'red' cities for opening of school year published

According to Corona Cabinet, 'red' communities will be required to hold distance learning for grades 8-12 unless 70% of students are vaxxed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 20:21
China records zero COVID-19 cases with 2 billion vaccines nationwide

China records zero COVID-19 cases with 2 billion vaccines nationwide

Officials in China reported no new cases of the virus with the vaccination campaign taking effect across the mainland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 21:17
Pentagon to require service members to be vaccinated

Pentagon to require service members to be vaccinated

Pentagon announces it will require service members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after Pfizer vaccine has received full approval.Elad Benari, 24/08/2021 05:06
Who are the million Israelis who have yet to be vaccinated?

Who are the million Israelis who have yet to be vaccinated?

What would happen if they all turned up to be vaxxed tomorrow? As events on Sunday showed, the systems would collapse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 22:59
Playgoer removed from audience due to refusal to don face mask

Playgoer removed from audience due to refusal to don face mask

Actor climbed off stage to personally request woman to "let us continue." Woman was removed after persisting in refusal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 22:41
Tzohar rabbi: Peer pressure for vaccination acceptable

Tzohar rabbi: Peer pressure for vaccination acceptable

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, chief ethicist of Tzohar, says peer pressure for vaccination is acceptable, as long as it doesn't become coercion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 21:36
Booster shots could be available to Israelis of all age groups soon

Booster shots could be available to Israelis of all age groups soon

Health Ministry expected to approve booster shots for all Israelis over the age of 12 within one to two weeks.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/08/2021 22:55
Fox News: Employees must input their vaccination status

Fox News: Employees must input their vaccination status

Fox News updates its COVID-19 protocol, requires employees to input their vaccination status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2021 05:05
COVID ward doctor presents the ultimate response to anti-vaxxers

COVID ward doctor presents the ultimate response to anti-vaxxers

'Have you ever seen someone drowning? That's exactly what it looks like,' a doctor fighting for lives of coronavirus patients says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2021 14:16
Intel Israel offers $250 incentives to employees to get vaccinated against coronavirus

Intel Israel offers $250 incentives to employees to get vaccinated against coronavirus

Intel employs 14,000 people in Israel. Incentive will also be paid to those already vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2021 12:10
WHO criticizes wealthy countries over booster shots

WHO criticizes wealthy countries over booster shots

WHO condemns wealthy countries for providing booster shots while millions around the world have yet to receive one dose.Elad Benari, 19/08/2021 05:32
MK Sharren Haskel: Children die from COVID too

MK Sharren Haskel: Children die from COVID too

New Hope MK supports vaccinating children in schools though she admits they'll be under emotional pressure to consent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 13:33